Marvin Samons, Jr Marvin Samons, Jr
(September 24, 1940 - September 3, 2013)

Marvin A. Samons, Jr., age 72, of Malvern passed away Tuesday, September 3, 2013 at St. Vincent's. He was born September 24, 1940, in Malvern, the son of Marvin and Dena Ray Samons, Sr. Marvin worked at Wal-Mart as a assembler. He was involved in the Big Ten Bowling League and Thursday Night Fishing at Lake Catherine. He enjoyed fishing, camping, going to the skating rink, watching the Cowboys and the Razorbacks. Marvin graduated from Malvern High School in 1958. Other than his parents, he is preceded in death by brother, Byron Samons.

Survivors, wife, whom he married December 29, 1986, Janie Samons; daughters, Keri Tumbleson (Randall) of Clinton, Arkansas, Mandy Keith (Marcus) of Bryant and Deanna Northrip (Greg Terry) of Lonsdale and Jennifer Miller (Tim) of Malvern; grandchildren, Kellie Jones, Tyler Jones, Dylan Tumbleson, Austin Moran, Ann Marie Keith, E.J. McCoy, Cierra Baker, Dustin Terry and Amythyst Miller; brother-in-law, Tommy Ewing; nephew, Travis Ewing (Kathy) and his companions, Pepper, Muffin and Pebbles.

Visitation will be Thursday, September 5 from 6:00-8:00pm at Regency Funeral Home.

Service will be Friday, September 6 at 11:00am at Regency Funeral Home with Brother Chat Hart officiating. Interment will be at Fairplay Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Ray Stuart, Clayton Miller, Travis Ewing, Marcus Keith, Randall Tumbleson, and Eugene Beasley. Honorary Pallbearers will be Norman and Robert Meeks.

Memorials can be made to the Children's Miracle Network, 205 West 700 South, Salt Lake City, UT, 84101.

Arrangements are by Regency Funeral Home. You may sign the guestbook at